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So my hard drive is about to crap out on my laptop. my issue is i want to just copy my drive image to another drive so i can keep everything i have now. First question is what is a good program to use to do this (hopefuly something free) and my second question is what is the best way to do it with a laptop drive since i can only have the one drive plugged in at once how would i get it to copy to the new drive. thanks and sorry if it is a noob question guys.
    
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get a usb adapter like this:
http://www.amazon.com/Vantec-CB-ISATAU2-Supports-2-5-Inch-5-25-Inch/dp/B000J01I1G/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1377532890&sr=8-2&keywords=hard+drive+usb+adapter

use a program like clonezilla (free) or ghost (paid product) and use a bootable CD:

http://clonezilla.org/

depending on how bad the drive is, you might not be able to use a cloning utility.
 
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everything boots fine but i am getting big jumps in UltraDMA CRC error rates, multi zone error rates, and Total LBAs written and read. you think i will be able to copy what i need over? if not i guess ill have to do the ever so fun clean install of windows lol
    
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you may not be able to get a full image clone, but you can probably get your personal data off like docs, pictures, etc. a usb adapater will make things easy.
 
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post #5 of 6
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should a new drive have high amounts of LBA's written and read? this is after a clean OS install. sorry for noob questions lol.
    
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please ^^^^
    
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